Obituaries Archive - Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel and Crematory | Knoxville, TN

John W. Montjoy, Sr

John Wellington Montjoy, Sr., age 68, died on April 28, 2016 following a valiant battle with declining health. A man of integrity and passion, John will always be remembered for his sense of humor and love of his family.  A Vietnam veteran of the US Marine Corps with two purple hearts, he had a successful [Read more…]

H. Glen Ramsey

H. Glen Ramsey, age 66, died on May 1, 2016 following a brief illness. A generous and caring man, Glen will always be remembered for his generosity and kindness. He was a truck driver before his mother’s illness kept him close to home, and he cared for her until she passed away. Glen was preceded [Read more…]

Wanda R. Cook

Wanda (Wells) Compton Cook, age 71, passed on to her heavenly home on April 27, 2016 with her loving children at her side. She was a loving mother and grandmother, a retiree of St. Mary’s Hospital, and a lifelong member of Lincoln Park United Methodist Church. Wanda enjoyed traveling, especially to the beach, and being [Read more…]

Judy Ann Whitfield

Judy Ann Whitfield, born as Kim Chong Suk in Chungcheongnam-Do, Korea, passed away April 24, 2016 in Knoxville, TN. She was preceded in death by her parents Kim Chon Nyon and Kim Il Ye. She is survived by her former spouse of 40 years Joseph Whitfield; mother-in-law Minnie Casler; children Donald Whitfield, Minnie Elay Gray [Read more…]

Michael D. Fields

Michael D. Fields, of Knoxville, passed away on Monday, April 18, 2016, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center after a courageous yearlong battle with ALS. Michael was born on April 17, 1973, to Dale W. and Janice B. Fields in Bristol, TN. Michael earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University [Read more…]

Jamie L. King

Jamie Lynn Vivian King, age 26, peacefully passed away surrounded by her family on Saturday, April 15, 2016 at 3:30am, while being treated at Tennova Hospital for an infection of the heart. Jamie was born in Austin, Texas to Dennis and Carrie (Bowen) King on May 7, 1989. She was the fourth child out of [Read more…]

J. Coby Luper

Luper, Joseph Coburn “Coby” age 35, Gallatin, Tennessee passed away suddenly Friday, April 15 2016.  Coby was saved at a young age. He was a graduate of SAE Institute. He loved animals, music, camping, and spending time with his family. Coby was currently engaged to be married to the love of his life, Jane, whom he [Read more…]

Joanna Huffman Terry

Joanna Huffman Terry, age 77, passed away on April 16, 2016. She was always a lover of animals, with a great appreciation for nature.  Joanna was a broadcaster at the age of 17 for WIVK, and went on to teach broadcasting at Fulton and English at West High School before retiring from the Knox County [Read more…]

Rick A. Mount

Rick A. Mount, age 61, of Powell, passed away on April 17, 2016 in Knoxville. Rick was of the Baptist faith. He was a caring and generous man who enjoyed fishing, browsing the flea market, and his cats. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur and Virginia Mount, and brothers, Wayne Franklin, Richard, [Read more…]

Mildred D. Harper

Mildred Dudley Harper, 93, of Knoxville.  By His great mercy and kindness, Our Lord took her suddenly at Fort Sander’s Regional Hospital April 16, 2016. Mildred was a much-loved and well-respected mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend. She was a retired free-lance court reporter and the former owner of Harper’s Schwinn Cyclery. She was preceded in [Read more…]

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